SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of MX500 vs M500

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Crucial MX500

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX500

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Significantly faster 4k random read 317.44 MB/s vs 126.46 MB/s More than 2.5x faster 4k random read
Much larger cache 512 MB vs 24 MB More than 21.2x larger cache
Faster 4k random write 105.31 MB/s vs 66.2 MB/s Around 60% faster 4k random write
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,067 pts vs 24,678 pts More than 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 57.4 s Around 15% faster photoshop lens filter
Significantly lower 4k random read access time 0.79 ms vs 1.98 ms 2.5x lower 4k random read access time
Faster 512K sequential write 464.3 MB/s vs 413.32 MB/s More than 10% faster 512K sequential write
Lower 4k random write access time 2.37 ms vs 3.78 ms More than 35% lower 4k random write access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 443.98 MB/s vs 306.5 MB/s Around 45% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Slightly higher AS SSD score 1,147 pts vs 1,011 pts Around 15% higher AS SSD score
Front view of Crucial M500

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Crucial M500

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Significantly higher capacity 960 GB vs 500 GB More than 90% higher capacity
Lower avg. power consumption 2.13 Watts vs 2.32 Watts Around 10% lower avg. power consumption

Benchmarks Real world tests of MX500 vs M500

4K Random Read

MX500
317.44 MB/s
Crucial M500
126.46 MB/s

4K Random Write

MX500
105.31 MB/s
Crucial M500
66.2 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

MX500
2.32 Watts
Crucial M500
2.13 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

MX500
2.37 ms
Crucial M500
3.78 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

MX500
0.79 ms
Crucial M500
1.98 ms

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